Sunday, 24 March 2013

You Blow Me Away - PDCC174

Here is a card I made for this week's color challenge over at The Play Date Cafe.

Here is my card:

Here is a list of the supplies I used to make this card:

Stamps: The Stamps of Life-bubblegum4me
Other: Memento Ink-Tuxedo Black, Distress Ink-Shabby Shutters & Dusty Concord, Copic Markers-YG21, YG23, YG25, BG32, BG72, BG75, V05, V15 & V17.

Thanks for dropping by, Kathy

Saturday, 23 March 2013

Warmest Wishes - Merry Monday #54

We finally got a beautiful day here in Surrey, B.C.  The man cut the grass and I got into the garden to clean up a little.

I know it's a little unusual but today I made a "Christmas" card for a challenge over at Always Playing With Paper. This challenge is to make a Christmas card with a Snowman Theme.

Here is the card I made:

Below is a list of the supplies I used for my card:

Stamps: Lawn Fawn - Making Frosty Friends and Say Cheese, Hero Arts-Holiday Sayings
Design Paper - My Mind's Eye-Be Merry 6x6 paper pad
Other: Distress Ink-Stormy Sky, Memento Ink-Tuxedo Black, Liquid Applique in White

Have a great Saturday! Kathy

Sunday, 17 March 2013

Feel Better

So I had another try and using Distress Markers. I'm really liking the effect and this may be my new obsession.

This card is a cute get well card.

Here is a close up of just the colored image before it was made into a card:

Here is a list of supplies I used:

Stamp: Stampavie-Helz Puppleditch-Ruffles Get Well Soon
Distress Markers: Tea Dye, Vintage Photo, Scattered Straw, Worn Lipstick, Peeled Paint, Weathered Wood, Tumbled Glass, Victorian Velvet & Frayed Burlap
Other: Design Paper-Glitz-Cashmere Game 6x6 paper pad, MFT-Die-Namics-Faux Crochet Border, Royal Rose and Royal Leaves.

Have a great night, Kathy

Have a Great Day

Finally I actually made a card that is not for any kind of challenge. I wanted to give a go at using the Distress Markers on watercolor paper. I really liked how it turned out.

Here is a close up of the colored image.

Here is a list of supplies used:

Stamps: Penny Black-Betsy Bluebell, Mft-All Smiles
Distress Markers: Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick, Mustard Seed, Wild Honey, Barn Door, Fired Brick, Faded Jeans, Dried Marigold, Pine Needles , Tumbled Glass & Vintage Photo
Design Paper: Echo Park-Happy Days 6x6 paper pad
Other: Spellbinders-Labels Four Small, MFT-Die-Namics-Sentiment Strips, VersaFine-Onyx Black Ink

Thanks for dropping by. Let's hope this coming work week goes quickly. Kathy

Saturday, 16 March 2013

Life Is Too Short - CQC180

Time for another colour challenge at The Colour Q. This was a bit of a challenge as I thought the colours would be perfect for a St. Patrick's Day card but I have no supplies for St. Patrick's Day. I like what I came up with instead. Here are the Colours:

Here is the card I came up with:

Below is a list of the supplies I used:

Stamps: MFT - Pearls of Wisdom
Design Paper: My Mind's Eye - Lost & Found Two-Rosy 6x6 paper pad
Ink: Memento Ink-Tuxedo Black, Distress Ink-Black Soot
Other: MFT-Die-namics - Fishtail Flag Layers Stax, Royal Rose and Royal Leaves
Black, Grey & Green Card Stock from Michaels

Thanks for dropping by, Kathy

Sunday, 10 March 2013

Make A Splash - FMS76

I got a chance today to make another card. For this one I used the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches. Please see the picture below:

For my card I used a stamp set that I received recently from The Stamps of Life. I think it turned out very cute.

Below is a list of supplies:

Stamp- The Stamps of Life-Boots4rain
Design Paper: Cosmo Cricket-Baby Jane 6x6 paper pad
Other: Memento Ink-Tuxedo Black, MFT's Die-amics-Chevron Stripes

Thank you for looking, Kathy

Happy Birthday - CQC179

This week at the ColourQ there was a very beautiful colour combination to inspire us. Below is a picture of the  colour inspiration:

Although this is a beautiful colour combo I did find this a bit of a challenge.

Below is my card that is inspired by the ColourQ #179.

For my card I used the following supplies:

Stamp: My Favorite Things-PI-Birthday Girl
Design Paper: Echo Park-Victoria Gardens 6x6 paper pad
Ink: Memento Ink-Tuxedo Black, Distress Ink-Stormy Sky & Peeled Paint
Dies: Spellbinders-Labels Four Small, MFT's Die-namics-Jumbo Squiggle Border
Other: Neenah Smooth Cardstock, Diamond Stickles, Copic Markers- E000, E00, E11, Y11, YR20 & YR23

Thanks so much for dropping by and I hope you have a great Sunday! Kathy

Sunday, 3 March 2013

You're Sew Special - PP135

This week at The Paper Players there is a Theme Challenge. The theme is "In Stitches", which I thought would be lots of fun.

For this card I used The Sewing Room die from Sizzix and I made the clothes myself out of design paper and made the stick pin using beads I ordered on Ebay.

Here is my card incorporating the theme:

Below is a list of the products I used to make the card:

Stamps: Crafty Secrets-Sew Special
Design Paper: My Mind's Eye-Lost & Found-Rosy 6x6 paper pad
Ink: Distress Ink-Vintage Photo, Brilliance-Graphite Black
Other: Sizzix-Tim Holtz Alterations-Sewing Room, Small Rose colored with Lindy Stamp Gang's Starburst Spray-Fuzzy Navel Peach, Doodlebug-Doodle Twine-Primary Assortment, Stick Pin I Made Myself

Have A Great Day - DD42

I have made a very Clean and Simple card this week using the colors from Dynamic Duos #42.

Below are the colors:

Here is my card:

Below is the list of supplies I used to make my card:

Stamps: Spellbinders/Hampton Art - Flowers Stamp/Die Cut Set, MFT-All Smiles (Sentiment Stamp)
Other: MFT-Die-namics - Fishtail Flag Stax & Sentiment Strips, Cuttlebug-Swiss Dots Embossing Folder, Sizzix-Coners & Lattice Set Textured Impressions

Thanks for dropping by, Kathy